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1858 – Athos film in French from 1963

This film is black and white, 13′.35 minutes long, with a long interview with a French speaking monk Pavlos Lavriotis – 1885 – 1980 (photo above) and images of the last remaining six inhabitants of skiti Andreou, see pictures below.A monk from Mongolia, … Continue reading

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1840 – (old) images of Russian settlements on Athos

Chromitsa around 1910Chromitsa and Bogoroditsa – Xylourgou (thanks Giannis)Paleo Monastiro 1988Panteleimon 1835Panteleimon 1861 LithographPanteleimon prior to 1862 (from refectory)Panteleimon: from kellion Panteleimon Karyes, before 1886Panteleimon construction of the South wing, 1871Panteleimon 1886Panteleimon 1895Panteleimon 1986 Wim, 27/8

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1834 – Athos film from Dutch pilgrims april 2016

My fellow Athos pilgrim Peter Ariese, who visited Athos in 2011 for the first time together with our group, came back to the Holy Mountain April this year, this time joined by his brother and Albert Hollander, who made this … Continue reading

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1773 – Happy New Year!

We wish you a Happy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come. Our wish for 2016: be tolerant to others, this promises a brighter tomorrow, rich with the blessings of love, joy, warmth, … Continue reading

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1541- Locate the crosses

We have many frequent Athos visitors among our blogreaders. But do they know every spot on the peninsula? Try to locate the crosses.  Here are the answers. 1 In the background Skiti Podromou. Cross is standing near the cave of … Continue reading

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1337 – our new domain:

(photo by Bas Kamps) Because is closing down from the first of March 2013, we have been exporting our 1337 posts (with a few hundred photos!) from the last years to this weblog. Unfortunately most of the pictures have … Continue reading

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1255 – Happy New Year !

One of our resolutions for 2012 was to make a restart with our We couldn’t wait any longer, although most of our large archive of pictures is still missing. There is hope that the photos will return soon, and … Continue reading

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